Stand Against Gender Discrimination in Nationality Laws

During its thirty-second session, which concluded last month, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a new resolution on women’s equal right to acquire, change, or pass on their nationality. This is a positive step for gender equality, not only for the potential benefit to women worldwide, but because it demands greater international awareness of the intersectional abuses of discrimination.

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Building an Information Bridge to Gender Equality

An important tool to address women’s and men’s relationship to the environment—sex-disaggregated data and information—is virtually nonexistent. Not having this information makes it difficult to implement these agreements to address gender inequality.

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Why Europe’s Loss Is Actually NATO’s Loss Too

Rather than a lucky coincidence as some have argued, Brexit delivers a heavy blow to the military alliance.

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Throwing Cold Water on the Northern Sea Route

April 11, 2016 by Victoria Barber, Olivia Jones, and Andrew Koch
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Despite the hype from Russia, it is unlikely the new passage through the Arctic will become a trade superhighway.

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Mission Critical: Strengthening America’s Youth and Armed Forces

April 6, 2016 by Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mary E. Landry
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Rising rates of poor education, obesity, and crime and drug abuse among America’s youth severely impact military readiness.

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More with Less: Why the U.S. Needs a Strong UN

March 8, 2016 by Micah Spangler
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As the world becomes more complicated, the UN finds itself spread thin with broad commitments and a tight budget. Will Congress step up its funding or continue to expect more for less?

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Beyond Cecil: The Extensive Network Behind Wild Crimes

March 7, 2016 by Adam Welti
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How the illicit plant and animal trade exploits institutional weaknesses, fuels instability and terror, and is changing the biodiversity landscape internationally.

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